This is an article that appeared on SciDev.Net at the beginning of the month after the African Green Revolution Conference in Oslo. The item was entitled “Agricultural developments ‘failing to reach farmers’”. Chief Executive of the Africa Harvest Biotech Foundation Florence Wambugu was quoted as talking of the “need to plug the gap between the lab and the field”. The article touches on the way some organisations are hoping to tackle this problem. Please note that since the article first came out there have been a couple of interesting comments left by readers – well worth a read!
CAS-IP Photos on Flickr
- something went wrong 4 years ago
- Making Research Data Publicly Available and Routes to Open Access dlvr.it/MNX0Fp 5 years ago
- ABS access & benefit sharing africa AGM agriculture attribution branding case case study CBD CGIAR China CIMMYT coffee copyright counterfeiting database datasharing defensive publication development digitisation enforcement Enola EPO ethics Ethiopia expert comment fair use food crisis food security funding/donor genetic resources google books India Indonesia infringement innovation IP landscape Kenya knowledge licences licenses market development NPI open access open source partnerships patent patents piracy plagiarism policy ppp prior art privacy private sector public domain publicly funded research PVP research resource seed seeds social media system dynamics Tanzania tech transfer the international treaty trademark trademarks traditional knowledge TRIPS USAID USPTO WIPO